UC Davis, Vegetable Research and Information Center Home Vegetable Gardening Page 1 Eggplant (Solanum melongena) Recommended Varieties Disease Resistance Black Beauty Epic TMV Early Bird (very early producer) Dusky TMV Imperial TMV ...

Eggplant (Home Gardening Series) - FSA6010

Environment Light - sunny Soil - well-drained Fertility - rich pH - 6.0 to 7.0 Temperature - warm Moisture - average Culture Planting - transplant after danger of frost Spacing - 18-24 x 36 inches Hardiness - very tender annual Fertilizer - heavy feeder Eggplant - Solanum melongena Eggplant is a ...

Eggplant Production in California

EGGPLANT PRODUCTION IN CALIFORNIA JOSE AGUIAR, University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Riverside County; RICHARD MOLINAR, University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Fresno County; JESUS VALENCIA, University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor ...

Producing Transplants

147 . 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide Eggplant Eggplant . Culture. Eggplant is a warm-season, frost-sensitive vegetable that requires a frost-free growing season of 135-150 days.

Crop Profile for Eggplant in New Jersey

Crop Profile for Eggplant in New Jersey Prepared: January, 2004 General Production Information ● New Jersey ranks either third (2001) or fourth (2000) in United States eggplant production (24). ● New Jersey supplies 12 to 14% of the total US eggplant production. ● Production has changed ...

Eggplant: An Economic Assessment of the Feasibility of ...

Eggplant: An Economic Assessment of the Feasibility of Providing Multiple-Peril Crop Insurance Prepared by the Economic Research Service, USDA for the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation May 7, 1996 Coordinator: Agnes Perez, (202) 501-6779

Market Outlook

Eggplant Introduction Eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a heat-loving member of the Solanaceous family. While it is generally grown as an annual, eggplant is actually an herbaceous perennial.

The Commercial Storage of Fruits, Vegetables, and

Eggplant Jorge H. Siller-Cepeda Postharvest Physiology and Technology Laboratory, CIAD, Culiacán, Carretera a El Dorado, Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico Scientific Name and Introduction: The eggplant ( Solanum melongena L.) is an annual plant of the Solanaceae or nightshade family.


1 Executive Summary Florida ranks first in the U.S. in the production of eggplant. In 2000-2001, 41,000,000 pounds of eggplant valued in excess of $14 million were produced on 1,600 acres ($8,750/acre).

Easy Gardening

-1-'Kermit' eggplants; the skinny, long Japanese pickling eggplant; and the traditional large 'Black Bell' eggplant. Suggested varieties for Texas include: • Black Bell • Black Magic • Epic • Classic • Florida High Bush • Florida Market • Night Shadow Oriental-type varieties that ...

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